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Computer-generated models’ social media influence on the rise

Many things you see online are not what they appear to be. In the case of social media influencers – people who are paid to promote brands and products – some aren’t even real people. In what is part of a growing online trend, some of these computer-generated influencers have more than one million followers… Continue Reading Computer-generated models’ social media influence on the rise

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How ANSEP uses drones to teach 3D modeling

Tina Shrader, 12, wants to be an artist, but she also likes science and thought being a part of the Alaska Native Science and Engineering Program (ANSEP) would be fun. “I really like sketching,” Tina said. “I’m practicing trying to draw people in a cartoony-ish style” The soon-to-be Kotzebue eighth-grader asked her parents when she was… Continue Reading How ANSEP uses drones to teach 3D modeling

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Why India Is Great For game Artist

The gaming industry wasn’t growing as fast in India as in many other developed countries for quite some time because we didn’t have high computer availability in every region. But now, with the arrival of smartphones, people in remote corners of the country are also downloading games to play. Nasscom predicts the gaming industry to… Continue Reading Why India Is Great For game Artist

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Character Animation 101: Creating a 2D Mesh

Gamasutra started a really awesome guide for Character Animation, let’s check it. Learn the basics of 2D character animation for film and game design through this introductory series, led by artist and DeepMotion intern, Frances Sierra. Follow her as she uses Creature for the first time, bringing to life an original character. This series will… Continue Reading Character Animation 101: Creating a 2D Mesh

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How 3D artist Joshua Slice became a millionaire in 30 days

Changing all that is Lucas the Spider, the brainchild of American animator Joshua Slice which has managed to not only bring its creator viral fame but that Holy Grail of a big paycheck without selling one’s soul. It all makes sense when examined closely – we have a cute character voiced by a kid, as based… Continue Reading How 3D artist Joshua Slice became a millionaire in 30 days

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Reverse Engineering

A model of a UConn competition car. How a team from UConn used 3D scanning in a competition The Formula SAE competitions challenge teams of university undergraduate and graduate students to design and fabricate a small, formula-style vehicle. There are very few restrictions to the overall car design. Teams typically spend eight to twelve months… Continue Reading Reverse Engineering

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E3 expo highlights virtual reality’s challenge to get real

LOS ANGELES — When Elizabeth Ching took off her headset, she was panting. She had just finished playing a new virtual-reality boxing game called “Creed: Rise to Glory” at E3, the nation’s biggest video-game convention, and she’d knocked her computer opponent out cold. With the exception of a few boxing classes she’d taken, this was… Continue Reading E3 expo highlights virtual reality’s challenge to get real

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Unity Gives Developers the Keys to ARKit 2.0 Capabilities via Updated Plugin

With developers chomping at the bit to play with ARKit 2.0, Unity has updated its ARKit plugin to enable access to the new augmented reality superpowers of the toolkit. The updated plugin is available now for developers via Bitbucket. “Apple announced exciting news for AR developers last week at WWDC, including ARKit 2. Unity has worked closely… Continue Reading Unity Gives Developers the Keys to ARKit 2.0 Capabilities via Updated Plugin

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A New Layer Of Architectural Innovation Has Arrived For CAD Artists

The evolution of Computer Aided Design, a.k.a. CAD, made drafting easier, more precise and gave artists the ability to produce a quicker turnaround time. With this new technology, drawings suddenly came to life with 3D representation difficult to replicate by hand. Drawing precisely to scale became possible. Designs could be rotated in three dimensions, and… Continue Reading A New Layer Of Architectural Innovation Has Arrived For CAD Artists

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Six Top Tools to Build Augmented Reality Mobile Apps

Augmented reality (AR) has become the new trend in the digital world and you can hardly meet a person who is not familiar with it after the boom that Pokemon Go brought into the lives of the average mobile user.  Though many people consider AR to be only an entertainment technology, it’s actually widely used in multiple industries like healthcare, e-commerce, architecture and… Continue Reading Six Top Tools to Build Augmented Reality Mobile Apps

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Creating 3D Models from Photos

The general rule of thumb is that you want sharp, well-exposed photos, however, the software will automatically reject images that aren’t good enough. This means that photos from any camera will work and, indeed, the proof-of-concept for SfM was crowdsourcing photos from the internet. However, the quality of your 3D model will depend upon the… Continue Reading Creating 3D Models from Photos

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iOS 12: ARKit 2 extends Apple’s lead in mobile augmented reality

Apple is serious about augmented reality. Tim Cook has been clear about how important it is, saying it will “change the way we use technology forever.” With ARKit in iOS 11, Apple brought AR capabilities to hundreds of millions of phones. With iOS 12, Apple brings developers ARKit 2 with enhanced capabilities like 3D object… Continue Reading iOS 12: ARKit 2 extends Apple’s lead in mobile augmented reality

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Ultimaker Releases New and Improved Cura 3.4 Beta

Ultimaker is releasing a new beta version of its popular slicing software. You can download Cura 3.4 from the company’s website. As always, the software is free. When it comes to its popular 3D slicing software Cura, 3D printer manufacturer Ultimaker is known iterate fast. After releasing the latest stable version of the Cura 3.3.1… Continue Reading Ultimaker Releases New and Improved Cura 3.4 Beta

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EXTEND3D Projects 3D CAD Models Directly on Production Floor

Spatial Corp, a leading provider of 3D software development toolkits for design, manufacturing, and engineering solutions, and a subsidiary of Dassault Systèmes, has announced the results of its collaboration with EXTEND3D with the release of EXTEND3D Werklicht 3D software, bridging 3D CAD models to the shop floor. For the first time, all EXTEND3D Werklicht laser… Continue Reading EXTEND3D Projects 3D CAD Models Directly on Production Floor

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How To Make A Game In Unity – Beginners Tutorial

Want to create an RPG game like Zelda, Skyrim or Final Fantasy? Well, now you can create using these Unity Tutorials. Welcome to the RPG Unity Tutorials for beginners where Jimmy Vegas will be building own RPG. You’ll take elements from many different RPG games out there, as well as create a few of our… Continue Reading How To Make A Game In Unity – Beginners Tutorial

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